Thursday June 30, 1983

US date format: 6/30/1983, UK date format: 30/6/1983

It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on June 30, 1983). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Cheryl Cole and Ebru Polat. In that special week of June people in US were listening to Flashdance...What A Feeling by Irene Cara. In UK Baby Jane by Rod Stewart was in the top 5 hits. Shao Lin yu Wu Dang, directed by Chia-Hui Liu, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983 while Creating Wealth by Robert G. Allen was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Moschops. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Crystals of Zong or Astron Belt.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Independence Day in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
  • First Martyrs of the See of Rome.

Events

  • Total loss of coolant at Embalse nuclear power plant, Argentina. It was classified as an Accident With Local Consequences ampndash level 4 at the International Nuclear Event Scale
  • A North Korean Ilyushin Il-62M jet, en route to Conakry Airport in Guinea, crashes into the Fouta Djall Mountains in Guinea-Bissau, killing all 23 people on board.
  • The High Court of Australia blocks construction of the Franklin Dam in Tasmania.
  • Technical failure causes release of Iodine-131 from Philippsburg Nuclear Power Plant, Germany
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Movies

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Shao Lin yu Wu Dang

Shao Lin yu Wu Dang

Directed by: Chia-Hui Liu

Starring: Chia-Hui Liu, Adam Cheng, Li Ching, Idy Chan

Stroker Ace

Stroker Ace

Directed by: Hal Needham

Starring: Burt Reynolds, Ned Beatty, Jim Nabors, Parker Stevenson

Yellowbeard

Yellowbeard

Directed by: Mel Damski

Starring: Graham Chapman, Peter Boyle, Cheech Marin, Tommy Chong

The Survivors

The Survivors

Directed by: Michael Ritchie

Starring: Walter Matthau, Robin Williams, Jerry Reed, James Wainwright

Superman III

Superman III

Directed by: Richard Lester

Starring: Christopher Reeve, Richard Pryor, Margot Kidder, Jackie Cooper

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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Moschops

Moschops

Directed by: Jim Trainor

Shades of Darkness

Shades of Darkness

Directed by: Ian Adema

No Excuses

No Excuses

Directed by: Miguel Gaudencio

The Time of Your Life

The Time of Your Life

Directed by: H.C. Potter

Dream House

Dream House

Directed by: Jim Sheridan

Days to next June 30

If June 30, 1983 is your birthday you're 37 years, 3 months, 2 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 8 months, 28 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Creating Wealth by Robert G. Allen

Creating Wealth

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Popular speaker, multimillionaire, and author of the all-time bestselling real-estate book Nothing Down, Robert G. Allen knows how to bring you financial success.

Return Of The Jedi by Joan D. Vinge

Return Of The Jedi

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In a sequel to "The Star Wars Storybook" and "The Empire Strikes Back Storybook", Luke Skywalker and his friends in the Rebel Alliance formulate a daring plan to battle with the Empire and its evil leaders, Darth Vader and the …

Ancient Evenings by Norman Mailer

Ancient Evenings

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Norman Mailer’s dazzlingly rich, deeply evocative novel of ancient Egypt breathes life into the figures of a lost era: the eighteenth-dynasty Pharaoh Rameses and his wife, Queen Nefertiti; Menenhetet, their creature,

The Love You Make by Peter Brown and Steven Gaines

The Love You Make

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Here is the national bestseller that Newsday called “the most authoritative and candid look yet at the personal lives…of the oft-scrutinized group.”

Heartburn by Nora Ephron

Heartburn

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Is it possible to write a sidesplitting novel about the breakup of the perfect marriage? If the writer is Nora Ephron, the answer is a resounding yes.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Cliff Hanger

Cliff Hanger

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Retro, Laserdisc video game, Interactive movie

Publisher: Stern

Crystals of Zong

Crystals of Zong

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: Action

The Dark Crystal

The Dark Crystal

Platform: Apple II, Atari 8-bit

Genre: Adventure game

Publisher: SierraVenture

Digger

Digger

Platform: IBM PC

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Windmill Software

Astron Belt

Astron Belt

Platform: Arcade, MSX

Genre: Interactive action movie Third-person rail shooter Space combat simulator

Publisher: Sega (Japan) Bally Midway (North America)

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on June 30, 1983?

On June 30, 1983 the day of the week was Thursday.

What zodiac sign is June 30, 1983?

On June 30, 1983 the zodiac sign was Cancer.

Who was the US President on June 30, 1983?

On June 30, 1983 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on June 30, 1983?

On June 30, 1983 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on June 30, 1983?

On June 30, 1983 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on June 30, 1983?

On June 30, 1983 several famous people were born including, Cheryl Cole, Ebru Polat, Angela Sarafyan.

Which famous people died on June 30, 1983?

Famous people died on June 30, 1983 include, Bo Gentry, Mary Livingstone [Sadye Marks] Comedienne.

What was the number one song in June 30, 1983?

The number one song in the week of June 30, 1983 was Flashdance...What A Feeling by Irene Cara in US and Baby Jane by Rod Stewart in UK.

What were the top hits on June 30, 1983?

The top hits on June 30, 1983 were Flashdance...What A Feeling by Irene Cara, Electric Avenue by Eddy Grant, Every Breath You Take by The Police in US and Baby Jane by Rod Stewart, Wherever I Lay My Hat (That's My Home) by Paul Young, IOU by Freeez in UK.


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